# Boolean algebra

## Definitions

### General Science

- noun a set rules for defining, simplifying and manipulating logical functions, based on statements that are true or false

### Computing

### Electronics

- An algebraic
__system__ in which variables can have only one of two values, such as 0 or 1, or true or false, and whose primary operations are __AND__, __OR__, and __NOT__, analogous to the way ADD, SUBTRACT, MULTIPLY, and DIVIDE are the primary operations of arithmetic. There are various permutations on the primary operations, such as NAND and __XOR__. Boolean algebra serves as the foundation for __digital logic__.

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